Direct Line Insurance Group Share Price (DLG)

353.10 +1.90 (+0.54%) delayed: 3:20PM BST
Bid price 353.00 Open price 352.40
Ask price 353.10 Prev close 353.10
High price 353.10 Spread 0.03%
Low price 349.80 Volume 4,445,452

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Direct Line Insurance Group Share Price Information

Name Direct Line Insurance Group Epic DLG
Sector Nonlife Insurance ISIN GB00BY9D0Y18
Activites Direct Line Group is a retail general insurer with leading market positions in the United Kingdom, a strong presence in the direct motor channel in Italy and Germany and a focused position in UK SME commercial insurance. The Group operates under highly recognised brands such as Direct Line and Churchill and is comprised of five primary segments: motor, home, rescue and other personal lines, commercial and international. In the UK, Direct Line Group utilises a multi-brand, multi-product and multi-distribution channel business model that covers most major customer segments for personal lines general insurance. The Group also has a focused presence in the commercial market. The Group occupies leading market positions in terms of in-force policies and has the most highly recognised brands in the UK for personal motor and home insurance including Direct Line and Churchill. Other primary Direct Line Group brands include Privilege and Green Flag; NIG, a provider of insurance solutions to UK SMEs and Direct Line For Business ('DL4B'), the Group's direct commercial brand. The Group is also a major provider of insurance through a number of strategic partnerships. In Italy and Germany the Group operates under the Direct Line brand. Index FTSE 100

Direct Line Insurance Group Key Numbers

Latest Share Price (p) 353.10 Net Gearing (%) 67.12
Market Capitalisation (£m) 5,268.00 Gross Gearing (%) 74.96
Shares in issue (m) 1,500.00 Debt Ratio 74.96
P/E Ratio 14.10 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 1.00
Total dividends per share (p) 13.20 Assets / Equity Ratio 3.99
Dividend Yield (%) 0.00 Price to book value 1.87
Dividend cover (x) 1.54 ROCE 0.25
Earning per share (p) 24.90 EPS Growth (%) 19.14
52 week high / low 388.70 / 260.30 DPS Growth (%) 4.76

Direct Line Insurance Group Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
03/08/2015 DRI John Reizenstein FD 9,485
03/08/2015 BUY Clare Thompson NED 2,632
03/08/2015 DRI Priscilla Vacassin NED 2,632
31/07/2015 BUY John Reizenstein FD 42
26/06/2015 BUY John Reizenstein FD 44

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Direct Line Insurance Group Company News

14:00 27/08/2015

Director/PDMR Shareholding


07:26 04/08/2015

Direct Line profits up

Insurance group Direct Line's underwriting profits rose to £153.2m for the six months to the end of June, up from £58.7m. Profit before tax from continuing operations rose to £315.0m from £211.7m and after-tax profits increased to £427.8m from £175.6m. Gross written premium from ongoing...

07:17 04/08/2015

FLASH: Direct Line profits up

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Direct Line Insurance Group Share Price Discussions

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Direct Line Group (DLG)

Direct Line Group website Financial Calendar Recent Broker Notes Barchart Indicators Recent Market news Direct Line Group(DLG) Fundamentals Direct Line Announcement of Offer Price The offer price has been set at 175...

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Direct Line (DLG)

Direct Line has come to the market with a prospective yield of around 7%. Further tranches of shares are due to be released in 2013 and 2014.

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DELLING, Boring Miserable Swedo Company, But is it Cheap?. (DLG)

The answer to that I believe is... Its going cheap at the moment and there looks to be considerable upside from its present price of circa 10p. Ive had it on the watchlist for the last 6 months and it continues to do deal after deal but nobody notices . Plenty more room for acqusitions...

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